Graeme Souness has publicly criticised Mike Dean for his resolution to not ship off Manchester United midfielder Paul Pogba after a nasty wanting problem on Tottenham star Dele Alli.
France worldwide Pogba was booked for the deal with throughout the 1-Zero victory on Sunday and Souness, who has a historical past of criticising Pogba, made it clear he didn’t agree with Dean’s resolution.
“I feel it’s a crimson card,” Souness advised Sky Sports. “There wasn’t one ounce of doubt in my thoughts he’s gone over the ball to do him.”
The incident occurred as the sport neared the ultimate ten minutes, with the Frenchman’s foot going over the ball and catching Dele Alli excessive on the knee. Souness felt as if Pogba had put the problem in on the Spurs’ man with malicious intent.
He added: “You step over it, you utilize your energy to maintain the participant away, however look the place the ball is, look the place the foot is.”
Manchester United had been already 1-Zero up after a swift counter assault put the guests forward, a tremendous end throughout the aim from Marcus Rashford after Pogba set him free with a by way of ball from inside his personal half simply earlier than the interval.
Mike Dean, who has been one of many Premier League’s extra controversial officers down the years, fell below additional criticism from the previous Liverpool captain.
He added: “If that referee doesn’t see that as a crimson card, he sees it as a foul, he sees it as a yellow card, then he is aware of nothing about soccer, the referee.”
Regardless of the fixed strain, United defended resolutely and successfully, one thing that will have been a lot more durable to do had Pogba been despatched off.